Emergency Regional Stay Home Order. Bay Area ICUs are near capacity. Stay home except for essential tasks. Keep errands short. Don't gather with anyone outside your household. Cancel plans for non-essential travel. Learn more.

Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at cityofberkeley.info/covid19. City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

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ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

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COVID-19: City Manager Updates to Council

City Manager Dee Williams-Ridley provides updates on the City of Berkeley’s COVID-19 response to the City Council. The updates are issued several times a month and are generally posted online by the next business day. 

City Manager Updates January 2021

  • Friday, January 8 - vaccine distribution, Stay Home Order extended, expanded testing, Golden Gate fields

City Manager Updates December 2020

  • Friday, December 18 - vaccinations, holiday celebrations, Regional Stay Home Order, travel quarantine
  • Wednesday, December 9 - Golden Gate Fields, Emergency Stay Home Order, playgrounds and grocery stores, vaccine

Download all December updates in a single file.

City Manager Updates November 2020

Download all November updates in a single file.

City Manager Updates October 2020

Download all October updates in a single file.

City Manager Updates September 2020

Download all September updates in a single file.

City Manager Updates August 2020

  • Friday, August 28 - outdoor commerce, state updates, indicators, air quality impacts
  • Monday, August 24 - wildfire evacuation, new activities permitted, indicators, testing, support for unhoused
  • Friday, August 14 - reduce risk, indicators, testing increase, support for unhoused
  • Friday, August 7 - weeklong testing pilot, statewide reporting delays, indicators

Download all August updates in a single file.

City Manager Updates July 2020

Download all July updates in a single file.

City Manager Updates June 2020

Download all June updates in a single file.

City Manager Updates May 2020

Download all May updates in a single file.

City Manager Updates April 2020

Download all April updates in a single file.


These reports were originally sent by email. They have been reformatted into accessible PDFs and minor typographical errors have been corrected. Last updated January 11, 2021

Questions? Contact covid19@cityofberkeley.info.

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